Local SEO Bath

One of the first places to start in carrying out local SEO in Bath, Somerset, is with competitor research, so I surveyed 70,000 UK local websites!

local seo for Bath business

The City of Bath has a population of around 95000 people which makes up for 0.155% of the total UK population. The local business websites that Bath have on the web, make up for around 0.289% of the UK total local websites.

Thus competition online in Bath is VERY HIGH!

There is a fair amount of competition locally in Bath, but always room for someone willing to learn keyword research skills!

Small business Local Search Engine Optimisation in Bath could be a much simpler process than you may have been told.

To get you started and to make sure your SEO in Bath is on the right path, I wrote an article for beginners with the most important top local seo tips, please take a look.

Please take a look around and make sure you read my home page as it contains a lot of information on SEO to help you.

Competitive Bath Industries

I also discovered the most active online industries in Bath and have built a short list below, starting at the hardest inustry to compete against locally.

1) Business centres
2) Hotels
3) Solicitors
4) Educational services
5) Estate agents
6) Letting agents
7) Accountants
8) Recruitment agencies
9) Mot test centres
10) Removals and storage

These are the most competitive business types in Bath and indicate how much SEO work is needed to rank in these industries.

However just because an industry is very competitive does not mean their SEO is effective.

Bath Influencers

A great way to improve your SEO is to create local connections, so i have compiled a list most influential people in and around Bath, Somerset. This list does change and so its worth checking it out once in a while. Use this list to help build your local business in Bath.

local influencer marketing Bath

@Ashleyybrewer Ashley in Frome/Bath
23 | Frome, Bath, Somerset | Instagram : Ashleyybrewer

@bathnes B&NES Council in BA1 5AW
Bath & North East Somerset Council account; with news & info. We read every tweet, but unfortunately cant respond to every one. For service issues: @ccbathnes

@GWAAC GWAAC in Filton, North Bristol
Great Western Air Ambulance Charity serves 2.1m people of Bristol, Bath, Gloucestershire, S Glos, N Somerset & surrounding areas. Charity No: 1121300

@somersetalli We Love Somerset in Somerset
Alli Herbert in Somerset, Frome and Bath.

@CJsHandknits CJ Handknits in Bath, Somerset, England
Caryl makes bespoke hand-knitted childrens clothes to your requirements using beautiful Italian spun cashmere, merino and silk blends.

@BathCollege Bath College in Bath
Further and Higher Education College at the heart of Bath & NE Somerset. Vocational and Professional courses, Apprenticeships and Love2learn leisure courses.

@WofEnglandLEP West of England LEP in West of England
The official twitter for the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership covering Bristol, South Gloucestershire, Bath & North East Somerset and North Somerset

@BathComedyFest Bath Comedy Festival in Bath, Somerset
27th March - 15th April 2018 - fun and laughter in and around beautiful Bath, plus events throughout the year.

@RUHBath RUH Bath in Bath, UK
The Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust provides acute care for the people of Bath, North East Somerset and Wiltshire. Tweeting 9am-5pm weekdays.

@martincouzins Martin Couzins in Bath, Somerset
I help organisations tell their story at http://t.co/Wf03jRziSq and run a media brand for learning professionals at http://t.co/utCipFKBmh

@VisitNunney Visit Nunney in Frome, England
Award-winning website for Nunney, near Frome in Somerset. Nunney Castle and village are the perfect base for trips to Longleat, Stonehenge, Bath and Wells.

@swtourismawards Tourism Awards SW in SW England
Tourism Awards in SW England - links to Devon, Bristol, Bath & Somerset, Cornwall and Dorset Tourism Awards - Englands top region for Excellence

@Valehousekitch ValeHouseKitchen in Bath, Somerset
Unique Country Skills and Cookery School - getting people reconnected with their food.

@NTPriorPark Prior Park in Bath, Somerset
Created by one of Baths founding fathers, discover a hidden 18th-century landscape & Palladian grandeur in the WHS City of Bath. Tweets: NT Prior Park team

@YvonneBLtd Yvonne Bignall in Bath, Somerset
Interpersonal Skills Facilitator & Health Advocate; Ready To Be Your Best You. Contact NOW & find out how I can help you

@CarersCentre1 Carers Centre in Bath and North East Somerset
Caring for carers across Bath & North East Somerset. If you care for a loved one, or want to show your support for carers, follow us! http://t.co/Z2mPCN3gUg

@balloonist Aerosaurus Balloons in Exeter, Devon, UK
Hot air balloon rides covering Devon, Dorset, Cornwall, Somerset, Wiltshire, Bristol, Bath & South Wales.

@wesportcsp Wesport in , Bristol
The West of England Sport Trust (Wesport) is the County Sport Partnership for the West of England Area (#Bristol, #Bath #NorthSomerset & #SouthGlos).

@BathLabourParty Bath Labour Party in Bath, Somerset, UK
This is the Twitter account for Bath Constituency Labour Party.

@BathnesParks B&NES Parks & Events in Bath and North East Somerset
Share your opinions on @bathnes Parks and events. Keep up to date with the latest news and events and help us to make Bathness Parks even better! #YourPark

Organic Social SEO Bath

I monitor all Twitter users in Bath and have created the above section to allow you to find the best people in Bath and Somerset to follow and interact with.

Use this list to find Top Social Media Influencers to boost your organic SEO in Bath. Connect with people in your community and build your Bath business.

Engage with influential people in Bath rather than your target market as a whole. Identify the people that have influence over potential clients then orientate your marketing activities toward these influencers. More articles coming soon!

Checkout the social influencers in places nearby such as; Gillingham, Street, Royal Wootton Bassett, Nailsworth, Wincanton, Chepstow-Cas-Gwent, Clevedon, Glastonbury, Mere and Tetbury

Using local Bath Social Networks is a great way to leave your business card wherever you go and it does not take long, just a few minutes a day will do.

Top Bath Searches

I am currently building a database of Bath SEO keywords people actually search for. Here are some I have found so far...

1) Bathgate population
2) London stonehenge bath tour
3) Day trip to stonehenge and bath from london
4) Postgraduate accommodation bath
5) Tour to bath and stonehenge from london
6) Visit bath
7) London bath stonehenge tour
8) Bus bath to bristol
9) Bath business news
10) Business in bath
11) Bathgate social work
12) Bathgate hotels
13) Napier avenue bathgate
14) Bathgate estate agents
15) Nautica bathgate
16) Supreme bathrooms wymondham
17) Web site audit bath
18) Website audit bath
19) Cold bath brewery harrogate
20) Lakes bathrooms tewkesbury

Local SEO Audits

More coming soon!